Energy System

The EU ceramics industry is a world leader in producing value added, uniquely designed, high quality ceramic products manufactured by flexible and innovative companies, the majority of which are SMEs. The ceramics industry represents an annual production value of around €30 billion, accounting for approximately 25% of the global production, and over 200,000 direct jobs throughout the EU.

 

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Renewables

EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM: sustainable industrial recovery plan

EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM provides a set of recommendations for a sustainable industrial recovery plan

 

 

 

The aluminium industry has traditionally been considered strategic in Europe, however, 2019 data…

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Renewables

CEMBUREAU’s roadmap towards #Cement2050 – a Carbon Neutrality Roadmap

The European Cement Association, CEMBUREAU, the representative organisation of the cement industry in Europe and spokesperson for the cement industry before the EU institutions and other public…

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Renewables

Deep decarbonisation of industry: The cement sector

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Fossil fuel combustion to meet heating needs accounts for 35% of cement’s CO2 emissions. The remaining 65% are due to direct process emissions, which must also be addressed.

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Energy System

How Energy Efficiency and Renewables will benefit from COVID-19

Since 1900 only three events had a greater impact on global energy demand than COVID-19: The Spanish flu, the Great Depression and World War II. So now COVID-19. Can we already predict the near and/or…

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Renewables

Two walls may beat one for solar-panel nanotubes

One nanotube could be great for electronics applications, but researchers report new evidence that two could be tops.

 

Engineers already knew that size matters when using single-walled carbon…

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Energy System

Escaping the horns of a dilemma

“Phaedrus, however, because of his training in logic, was aware that every dilemma affords not two but three classic refutations, and he also knew of a few that weren’t so classic, so he smiled…

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Renewables

Mythbusting: The footprint of renewable energy

Even though solar panels and wind turbines are not releasing any emissions or toxins while they generate energy, we can’t say the same thing about the way they are manufactured. Not to mention their…

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Energy Storage

Calorimeters for thermal propagation research on Lithium-ion batteries

Dr. Carlos Ziebert, head of IAM-AWP’s Calorimeter Center, KIT, explains how calorimeters can be applied to improve materials for thermal propagation mitigation in Lithium-ion batteries

Established in…

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Energy System

Russia's hydrogen for Japan

Russia is all set to gain a foothold in the global hydrogen sector in what looks like a bid to be a key supplier for Japan, which has ambitious targets for adoption of the fuel by 2050.

Japan's plans…

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